BSB61015 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

BSB61015 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

  • BSB61015 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills, together with experience in leadership and management, across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level use initiative and judgement to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions, with accountability for personal and team outcomes within broad parameters. They use cognitive and communication skills to identify, analyse and synthesise information from a variety of sources and transfer their knowledge to others, and creative or conceptual skills to express ideas and perspectives or respond to complex problems.

Outcomes

Potential Careers
  • Area Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Senior Executive
  • Business Development Director
  • Executive Director
  • Department Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Chief Executive Officer
Practical Skills
  • Establish, expand and utilise strategic networks
  • Undertake budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting
  • Draft, plan and implement diversity policy
  • Develop and maintain information processing systems to support decision making
  • Determine strategic change requirements and opportunities
  • Develop an environment in which continuous improvement, innovation and learning are promoted and rewarded
  • Develop an environment in which continuous improvement, innovation and learning are promoted and rewarded
  • Establish the strategic direction of an organisation
  • Research, develop and present a marketing plan

Mode of Delivery

In each term at least one unit is taught face to face.
Trainer led – Blended training 75% Face-to- Face and 25% Online.

Face-to-face: Trainer led sessions in a classroom setting combined with in-class experiential activities

Online: Moodle based Assessment Tasks.

  

Delivery Location:

Level 2, 1-3 Fitzwilliam Street PARAMATTA NSW 2150

Level 3, 531 George Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000

Course Duration

The program for BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management is delivered over 78 weeks (1.5 years) with actual student contact hours being 20 hours per week for 60 weeks. It has been divided in to 6 terms of 10 weeks each with 18 weeks of holidays.

Who Should Undertake This Qualification

If you’re accountable for key business objectives, either as an individual or as the leader of a team, the BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management is the qualification for you. It’s been designed for those professionals who are required to apply specialised leadership and management knowledge and skills and enables them to effectively leverage their professional experience. It’s also designed to enable you to apply creative and conceptual skills, express ideas and respond appropriately to complex problems.

If you have managerial ambitions, this Advanced Diploma will help you reach them. From managing change, finances, developing marketing plans and marketing objectives, we’ll give you all the tools you need to confidently pursue a leadership role. It’s the perfect fit if you already have experience in a business role and want to kick your skills up a notch, plus a gateway into further studies.

Course Requirements

• Students must be over 18 years of age.
• A fully completed Australian AQF Level 4 qualification or High School Certificate qualification or equivalent; or overseas qualifications in Higher Education.
• Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course,
• Students whose first language is not English, must provide proof of English language competency by providing one of the below:

  • A current IELTS score of 5.5 total or above with no band lower than 5.0;
  • Proof of completion of an Australian qualification in English language that is of one year or longer duration;
  • Successful completion of an approved English of Academic Purposes courses meeting IELTS 5.5 equivalent requirements;
  • Successful score of Upper Intermediate Level of completion of the School’s English Language Placement Test.

• Basic computer skills:

  • Knowledge of common computing terms and word processing
  • Proficiency with web browser software and sending/receiving e-mail including e-mail with attachment
  • Familiarity with navigating the Internet
  • Familiarity with using Microsoft Office

• Entry requirements will be checked at enrolment in line with the Southern Cross School of Business Student Selection and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Each student must complete the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Indicator Tool. This LLN evaluation will assist Southern Cross School of Business in identifying each learner’s needs and appropriate support to be offered if and when required.

Unique Student Identifier

Each student must provide their USI (Unique Student Identifier) before they are to commence their studies. If you do not have a USI, you can create one at:

https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi

Assessment Overview

Each unit comprises of assessment tasks such as written questions, case studies and practical assessments must be completed in full before being submitted for marking. Assessments for qualifications are competency based, which means students are assessed against the unit of competency (unit) requirements.

 

Assessment marking system:

 

  • Competent (C) result: the student’s submitted work satisfies the learning requirements and all competency standards for the unit (in accordance with the National Register www.training.gov.au).
  • Not Yet Competent (NYC) result: the student’s submitted work does not demonstrate their understanding of all competency standards in the unit. If a student receives a ‘Not Yet Competent’ outcome, he or she will receive written feedback from a trainer/assessor, clearly outlining where the gaps are. The student will then be required to rectify these gaps and re-submit their assessment for marking.

 

Once a student receives a satisfactory result for all required assessment tasks a competent (C) outcome will be awarded for the entire unit. The student must demonstrate their understanding of all competency standards in each unit before receiving a competent outcome.

 

Students have three (3) attempts to demonstrate competency, otherwise a unit re-enrolment fee applies (please see fee schedule contained in the Student Handbook).

Learner Resources

Southern Cross School of Business will provide its students with access to a wide range of learning resources. Some of those resources have been developed in-house whereas some other resources have been purchased from reputable resource providers available in the market. The resources available to students are in the form of Power point slides on each unit, Learner’s Guide or Student Workbook, access to ‘Handout’ folders in the Student online portal, which will contain handouts under each of the unit’s assessment resources.  All students will be given the opportunity to obtain the soft copies of available resources, should they desire.

There are general use computers available at the campus. However, for ease of access, the School encourages students to bring their own laptop / media pads to the school for added convenience.

 The program for BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management is delivered over 78 weeks (1.5 years) with actual student contact hours being 20 hours per week for 60 weeks. It has been divided in to 6 terms of 10 weeks each with 18 weeks of holidays.

The following units of competency are required for the completion of this course.

Total number of units = 12

  • 4 Core Units plus
  • 8 Elective Units
Core Units Learning Content
BSBFIM601
Manage finances
In this unit students will develop the skills and knowledge required to undertake budgeting, financial forecasting and reporting to allocate and manage resources to achieve the required outputs for the business unit. It includes contributing to financial bids and estimates, allocating funds, managing budgets and reporting on financial activity. A variety of assessment tools are used including theoretical questions, projects and applied learning activities.
BSBINN601
Lead and manage organisational change
In this unit students will learn how to determine strategic change requirements and opportunities; and to develop, implement and evaluate change management strategies. A variety of assessment tools are used including theoretical questions, projects and applied learning activities.
BSBMGT605
Prove leadership across the organisation
In this unit students will learn critical aspects of senior leadership behaviour and personal and professional competence. Business ethics are also addressed in this unit. A variety of assessment tools are used including theoretical questions, projects and applied learning activities.
BSBMGT617
Develop and implement a business plan
In this unit students will develop the skills and knowledge required to run a business operation and cover the steps required to develop and implement a business plan. A variety of assessment tools are used including theoretical questions, projects and applied learning activities.
Elective Units Learning Content
BSBDIV601
Develop and implement diversity policy
In this unit students will learn how to develop skills and knowledge required to research diversity and its importance to organisational activity and to draft, plan and implement diversity policy. A variety of assessment tools are used including theoretical questions, projects and applied learning activities.
BSBINM601
Manage knowledge and information
In this unit students will learn skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain information processing systems to support decision making; and to optimise the use of knowledge and learning throughout the organisation. A variety of assessment tools are used including theoretical questions, projects and applied learning activities.
BSBMGT608
Manage innovation and continuous improvement
In this unit students will learn the skills and knowledge required to sustain and develop an environment in which continuous improvement, innovation and learning are promoted and rewarded. A variety of assessment tools are used including theoretical questions, projects and applied learning activities.
BSBMGT615
Contribute to organisational development
In this unit students will develop the skills and knowledge required to establish the strategic direction of the organisation, sustain competitive advantage and enhance competitiveness. It covers analysis and interpretation of relevant markets, capability assessment of the organisation and analysis of the organisation’s existing and potential competitors and allies. It also covers implementation of the strategic plan and developing specific actions and initiatives that will be undertaken by people working in various roles. A variety of assessment tools are used including theoretical questions, projects and applied learning activities.
BSBMKG609
Develop a marketing plan
In this unit students will learn the skills and knowledge required to research, develop and present a marketing plan for an organisation. A variety of assessment tools are used including theoretical questions, projects and applied learning activities.
BSBRSK501
Manage risk
In this unit students will learn how to develop skills and knowledge required to manage risks in a range of contexts across an organisation or for a specific business unit or area in any industry setting. A variety of assessment tools are used including theoretical questions, projects and applied learning activities.
PSPGEN067
Establish and maintain strategic networks
In this unit students will learn how to develop skills and knowledge required to establish, expand and use strategic networks. It includes identifying features of required strategic networks, identifying or establishing network links with key stakeholders and building strategic relationships. A variety of assessment tools are used including theoretical questions, projects and applied learning activities.

For more information about this course, please visit https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/BSB61015

Contact Us

Sydney City Campus:
Level 3, 531 George Street,
Sydney, NSW 2000
Tel: +61 2 8937 0506

Parramatta Campus:
Level 2, 1-3 Fitzwilliam Street,
Parramatta, NSW 2150
Tel: +61 2 9633 3287

Email: admin@scsb.nsw.edu.au
RTO ID: 41253
CRICOS Code: 03523D